AFFR Architecture Film Festival Rotterdam - dates, locations

AFFR Architecture Film Festival RotterdamAFFR Architecture Film Festival Rotterdam
The AFFR is a must for all lovers of architecture and cinema. For over a decade, Architecture Film Festival Rotterdam has delighted its visitors with cinematic portraits, critical essays as well as hilarious reflections on city and architecture.

Architecture Film Festival Rotterdam 2019

The 2019 edition of AFFR will take place from 9 to 13 October 2019. On Wednesday 9 October, the eleventh edition of AFFR will start with the European premiere of The Real Thing (Benoit Felici, 2018). In his search for life-size replicas of well-known buildings and structures, Benoit Felici finds a London Bridge in Shanghai, St. Peter's Basilica in Ivory Coast and the Taj Mahal in Dubai. Simple copies, lucrative marketing techniques or large-scale tourist traps? After the film, there is a Q & A with the maker.

About AFFR

The Rotterdam Architecture Film Festival investigates the relationship between film, city and architecture. In the past decade, AFFR has grown into a leading international platform for films about architecture, urban development and the built environment. The festival is firmly rooted in Rotterdam's cultural circuit, it enjoys great national fame and it has an enormous international network. AFFR not only brings together a broad audience from Rotterdam, but also city lovers, students, researchers, designers and film-makers from the rest of the world, who will discuss the present, past and future of the city with each other.

The foundation Architecture Film Festival Rotterdam (AFFR) was founded in 2000. That year, the first architecture film festival was organized. It wasn't just the first in Rotterdam, but the first of its kind in the world. Full editions followed in 2001 and 2003. In 2007 AFFR made a fresh start and in 2009 the festival expanded considerably in both visitor numbers and breadth of programming.

Event details

AFFR Architecture Film Festival Rotterdam 2019

Otto Reuchlinweg 996, 3072 MD Rotterdam

Date(s) & Time(s):
9 - 13 October 2019

Films by Benoit Felici among others

Regular: €10,50
Club Fountainhead members: €7,50
Students / CJP:  €7,50
LantarenVenster strip card: accepted
Cineville: accepted
AFFR Festival pass: €87,50
Opening night: €13,50

Event type:
Film Festival

Ticket prices listed here are subject to change at the discretion of the AFFR organisers. You can find the official festival programme and general information on the AFFR website


Location: LantarenVenster



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